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[Mississippi] Smoking ban in Bruce

Pope says he and aldermen have moved to outlaw most smoking in town for a number of reasons. "Eighty percent of the people in Mississippi don't smoke. So the 20 percent that do, we just want them to be considerate of those people," Pope continued. The
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:31
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[Mississippi, North Carolina] Sentencing hearing postponed for tobacco scheme defendant

Calvin Phelps, who operated four tobacco sales businesses in Mocksville, N.C., pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud, contraband cigarette trafficking and money laundering in June 2012. John Alexander, Assistant United States Attorney for the Nor
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2013 10:54
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[New York] "Anti-Bloomberg Bill" in Mississippi Bars Local Restrictions on Food and Drink

The Mississippi Legislature wants to be the sole government body that controls its buffets, barbecue and sweet tea.
New York Times
added Mar 21, 2013 16:16
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[Mississippi] EDITORIAL: Higher cigarette tax has impact

If raising cigarette taxes is the key to getting Mississippi smokers to cut back, then maybe it's something the state should consider doing it again.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Oct 25, 2012 05:58
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[Mississippi] County could lead state in becoming smoke-free

Madison County (MS) Herald
added May 10, 2012 03:29
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: The war on opioids moves to the courtroom

Now, some 20 years later, Moore has another health crisis on his mind -- and another corporate target: the makers of opioids. "Tobacco, somebody smokes a cigarette, it might be 30 years, 40 years before the disease process works and kills them," Moore sa
CBS News.com
added Feb 25, 2018 16:34
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[Mississippi] SCRUGGS: The Oxford Man Who Brought Down Big Tobacco Asks: Are Opioids the New Tobacco?

Editor’s Note: Dick Scruggs, the attorney who brought down Big Tobacco, draws a parallel between cigarette and opioid litigation in this piece written for a law publication. Is the rising spate of opioid litigation comparable to the litigation that resul
HottyToddy.com (Oxford, MS)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:31
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[Mississippi] Smoking ban difficult to enforce on campus

Since the University adopted a campus-wide smoking ban in 2013... Giving out citations for smoking on campus, however, is harder than it seems, Potts said. Since Aug. 1, 2015, the UPD has only issued 73 citations. Since the University originally enacted
The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)
added Feb 17, 2016 16:48
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[Mississippi] MSU researcher studies e-cigarette regulation

The article titled “E-Cigarettes: The Roles of Regulation and Clinicians” was printed Aug. 31 in The Journal of the American Medical Association’s Internal Medicine publication. McMillen raises questions about the role of e-cigarettes and their effect o
Mississippi State University (MSU)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:39
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[Mississippi] School is in — smoking is out

It’s been 10 years since legislation went into effect in Mississippi prohibiting students from possessing any type of tobacco products and adults from using tobacco products on educational property. “Three thousand and seven hundred Mississippi kids bec
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Sep 2, 2015 20:18
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